Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $54K per year on average. The largest fraction of HDR, Inc. people (29 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $73K annually on average.
Engineering Senior Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $112K per year; Engineering Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $95K, while Project Engineers and Structural Engineers rank near the top as well ($76K and about $73K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at HDR, Inc. are Civil Engineers in Training — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $60K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of Omaha, Neb. (around $87K), New York, N.Y. ($80K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Kansas City, Mo. at about $61K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $90K per year) in California.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $146K annually. On average, salaries rise to $103K per year for accredited Licensed Architects. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Civil Engineering (MCE), Civil & Environmental Engineering; HDR, Inc. awards $139K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $93K annually. A garden variety skill at HDR, Inc. is Engineering Design; over a third of HDR, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. HDR, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.